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day everybody. . >> chris: i'm chris wallace. the pentagon lifts the ban on women in combat. ♪ >> chris: as the gender barrier falls, there are still questions. whether women should serve in the infantry and special operations. we'll hear from two retired officers. air force colonel martha mcsally, the first female u.s. combat pilot. and, army lieutenant general jerry boykin. then, with -- the hard part, dealing with gun violence to getting america back to work, is congress ready to act? we'll get the latest from two top senators: democrat dick durbin and republican bob corker. plus the president uses his inaugural address to push a liberal agenda. we'll ask our sunday panel how mr. obama is likely to do in his second term. and, our power player of the week: a student of the ways presidents exercise power. all, right now, on fox news sunday. ♪ >> chris: and hello, again, from fox news in washington. american women in the military have served on the front lines, for years. and 152 have been killed in iraq an afghanistan. but when defense secretary panetta lifted the ban o
interview chris wallace talked to people on both sides of the de tate over the pentagon's decision to lift the ban on women in combat. lieutenant general jerry boykin is the former u.s. deputy under secretary of defense for intelligen intelligence. the first female combat pilot. >> mixing the genders in infantry units armored units and special forces units is not a positive. there are many distract tors there which puts the burden on small union combat leaders and creates an environment. >> we are a country that sets standard and allows people to compete as insdividualindividua. if they bring the better soldiers to the fight women should be able to compete on equal ground. >> joining us now. >> morning. >> the reaction is from it's about time to it's a dangerous experiment and should never be allowed. what's the latest? >> pineda secretary of defense has lifted the ban unless congress passes new legislation and there's little sign they will. it is going to go into effect. and i think it has generally broad support but there are some people in the military and outside who have some concerns
, and certainly managed -- as chris wallace pointed out what happened in libya and certainly managed to build the alliances president obama wanted and she has not undermined this president and she has been an effective tool for the house, and he put together a team of rivals, and, to pick up on jeff's point, the democratic base in terms of women and in terms of bill clinton, who became mr. obama's chief surrogate during the last campaign. >> i would simply say those are examples of competent conduct in office, but, look at -- i mean, you mentioned libya. how is that working out for us? how about all the weapons from libya, now in mali? how is that working for us -- excuse me -- and what about syria? how is our policy there succeeding in furthering the cause of democracy -- >> we have ended two wars under her watch, brit. iraq and afghanistan. and she has been critical in managing both of those situations, and -- >> think about it. look at the relationship, required with -- in afghanistan. with hamid karzai. who was the key figure, if there was one, in managing that relationship, john kerry. >
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